You have the plan of renovating a part of your house or perhaps needing to do some extension, and along with this plan comes the task of considering important things as you go with the process including the decision of hiring either an architect, a designer, or a contractor.
Before you decide on it, you will have to go over the basics first and identify which professional is best to hire that will suit your preferences and that can meet your expectations and that can be trusted to work with you completely on this project.
You have to initially identify and confirm with yourself what you want and need to happen according to your plan, what have you envisioned the place according to its functionality, what style and design are you planning to put up, noting down every bit detail of your preferences to better lay out the plan.
Now that you know what you want, set up how much you are willing to spend in this project, remember that quality and high-end work always comes with a price that is worth it all, so know your budget and stick with it so you will also be able to stay on your target and not get overwhelmed.
In order to put everything in action, you will now have to decide according to how the project is carried out, you can hire a designer that can plan for you and incorporate ideas and features according to your preferences, an architect that can draw up a plan for you according to your preferences as well and make it happen, or a contractor that have a whole manpower to bring the job done and oversees the entire project from start to finish.
Both the architect and designer, are paid on an hourly basis and when hired individually will have to work together with your contractor that is paid according to the contract of work on the project, however, there are some contractors that have their own team of architect and designer, nonetheless, who you hire will still depend on the scope of work and how big the project is.
So you will have to weigh more on which among these professionals have more involvement in the completion of your project, according to what needs to be achieved and how it can be practical on the budget that you set, and look into the better side that which is favorable for you too.
In this case, by being able to determine what you really want and need and identifying your preferences, you can make a guided decision, howbeit, still you have to look into the greater picture and do a more extensive research to still empower your choices to bring the expected success and completion of your project.